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Ask Crystal: Growing the Family: Puppy Intro Tips

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, We have a one-year-old male Bernese Mountain Dog. We are looking to add a second…
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Ask Crystal: Do Dogs Chase Cats? It Doesn't Need to be that Way!

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I have two cats.  My dog is a cat chaser and that’s been a bit of a problem. …
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Ask Crystal: Advice on Chasing Cars

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I have a problem with my dog who is barking and lunging at cars while we are out…
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Ask Crystal: New Years Dog to Dog Manners

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, We will bring our almost-two-year-old pyr mix with us when we visit relatives over…
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Ask Crystal: Puppy Puts on the Brakes for Potty Breaks

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I have an 11-week-old Bernese Mountain dog that lays down while outside when I am…
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Ask Crystal: Jumpy Puppy

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, My 4 month old Labrador puppy keeps jumping on people as they walk by and wants…
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Ask Crystal: Winter Exercise

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, With the winter weather looming ahead of me, I am worrying about how I am going…
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Ask Crystal: Thanksgiving Manners

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I am having a lot of guests come over for Thanksgiving. I have a year-old Shit Zu…

Ask Crystal: What do to for that humpty hump

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, Skittles is approximately 5-year-old neutered male, Rottweiler/Hound mix rescue…

Ask Crystal: Destructive Behavior Training

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I have a 6-month old puppy that is extremely destructive. He literally chews…